3,500 miles, 14 states, 2 provinces, lessons learnt: We are not built to do big things alone, we are built to do them together

Today’s been my last full day in NYC, and in America. And I’m a bit sad about it. This nearly month trip has been a blast and an inspiration. It’s been a frank reminder that our time is too valuable to let a moment go to waste. We need steal as much life as weContinue reading “3,500 miles, 14 states, 2 provinces, lessons learnt: We are not built to do big things alone, we are built to do them together”

I don’t want to waste any more of my time. That’s all: A look back upon my 2015

 

Smizz’s top movies from 2015

So each year I do my top 10 movies. 2015 has been a great year for females. So many strong female-led movies. And it’s about time! I love going to the movies, i love the anticipation of waiting to see a movie. However, this year I didn’t get much opportunity to see as many arthouseContinue reading “Smizz’s top movies from 2015”

Shingles for the Singles: There are things you know & don’t

Donald Rumsfeld once said there are things you know and things you don’t. Sometimes you are aware of your ignorance and knowledge, other times you are not. This means that there are known knowns (the knowledge you know you have), known unknowns (your awareness of your blind spots), unknown unknowns (you are oblivious to thatContinue reading “Shingles for the Singles: There are things you know & don’t”

Newsletter of Smizzness! Sign Up!

I’m creating a newsletter of some-sorts. Full of links, calls for opportunities, quotes, reviews, twitter stuff, images! The best finds on the internet. A bit of philosophy. All Life, art-y, political-ly, geek-y, passionate, fun-ness! Sign up here!

This much I do know: (reflection on 2012 & life in general)

Intro: 2012 has been a year of awesomeness but a huge steep learning curve for me. Things started off amazing. I got the SITE Gallery Residency, met some awesome people, and I quit Coca-Cola, I still had my bookstore job and things felt good. But I started to feel really unusually tired, and worn down.Continue reading “This much I do know: (reflection on 2012 & life in general)”

HAPPY SMIZZMAS!

Here’s to wishing everyone a super awesome holiday & to an incredible new year! 2012 has been a phenomenal adventure, in which I discovered what an amazing support network of the most generous & kindest & awesomest friends I have. I’m the luckiest Smizz alive! Thanks guys for making 2012 a winner, and helping meContinue reading “HAPPY SMIZZMAS!”

This is a very good use of the internet.

http://emergencycompliment.com If you’re feeing a bit down, or had a rough day at the office, or even if you just need a little chuckle. This is golden! This is the internet done RIGHT! Great idea. A great reminder too, to practice kindness.